Around the turn of the decade, that hot-takin’ video games discourse became consumed by a terrible question: “What is the Citizen Kane of video games?” Perhaps because any sensible intellectual ignored the raging debate in favour of e.g. twatting ghosts with a guitar in Deadly Premonition or doing crimes while dressed as a toilet in Saint Row: The Third, this question was never settled. Some people made Citizen Kane games as jokes but we may never truly know. However, if you’re willing to accept a different prestigious filmmaker, you might be thrilled by today’s news from Microïds.
What is the Vertigo of video games? That’s easy: the upcoming Vertigo game which Microïds have licensed Alfred Hitchcock’s name and likeness for. Read the rest of this entry »